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Aug 25, 2013 9:00pm EDT
of first ladies, from edith roosevelt to michelle obama is live on monday night. we take your calls and facebook comments. willnday night, we conclude the encore presentation of season one will stop -- season one. span, we bring a public affair of events from washington to you. white house readings and conferences. gaveling complete gavel-to- coverage of the house. c-span, created by the cable tv industry 34 years ago and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. now, you can watch us in hd. >> a look at the unfolding situation in syria and how humanitarian efforts are being carried out. million refugees have left for neighboring countries. from washington journal, this is 20 minutes. host: joining us next is dr. ron waldman, president of doctors of the world usa, joining us to talk about the group's activities among the world with refugees, in particular the syrian refugee camp from which he has recently returned. thank you for being with us. this is a photo in this week's "new york" magazine with an article and a photograph of a camp. it is open two weeks. it is now home t
Aug 25, 2013 1:45pm EDT
-- obama reviews response options in attack to syria -- this is the "washington post" headline. the president met yesterday with his national security team. what are they trying to figure out? they're trying to figure out how they could respond to this redline issue with. . the president has come out and said the use of chemical weapons would be the crossing of the red line and that would suggest or that was red in the media here in washington as a warning from president obama that the use of chemical weapons would trigger some kind of surgical military strike by the united states. they are debating, i think, what to do. is it time for the united states to do some kind of military strike or how could they talk their way out of not doing that and telling the international community we can move forward with our syria policy even if chemical weapons are being used. host: given the definition of this red line, what are the options for the administration at this point in conjunction with our allies or through the u.n.? guest: we president obama friday morning in a kind of rare out s
Aug 25, 2013 12:00am EDT
, bush, clinton, bush again. why when we get to obama do we need some special id? [applause] but i'll tell you what we're going to do. when we leave washington, we're going to go to those states. we're on our way to north carolina. we're on our way to texas. we're on our way to florida. and when they ask us for our voter id, take out a photo of evers, take out a photo of good man, cheney and swanger, take out a photo of viola luisa. they gave their lives so we could vote. look at this photo. it gives you the idea of who we are. [applause] second, we need jobs. we didn't come here just to talk. we want voter legislation, we need jobs. and if we can't get jobs, we need to continue these marches. and if we get tired we need to sit down in the offices of some of those here that don't understand folks want to work and earn for their families. 50 years ago dr. king said that america gave blacks a check that bounced in the bank of justice and was returned marked insufficient funds. well, we've redeposited the check. but guess what. it bounced again. but when we look at the reason this tim
Aug 4, 2013 11:30am EDT
that this as been too much information provided by the obama administration. how have state department officials or those that you have been able to talk to responded to that? think -- it is difficult, the criticism. it is hard to find merit with a lot of this criticism. because the state department, since the lockerbie bombing, you 1988 the pan am bombing in , has been operating under a no- double-standards rule, which means that threat information goes -- that goes to official american employees and diplomats and others serving abroad needs to be or has to be shared with the american public. if they have a threat that they believe is specific and credible enough to close and embassy, any ash close and embassy, any embassy, -- to close an embassy, any embassy, they are required to shared with the public. i do not see really much merit in the criticism. i know some people have been complaining that the amount of specificity and the location identification of the closed indices may have tipped off or did tipped off potential attackers and may have alerted them to how their communications were int
Aug 4, 2013 3:40pm EDT
it to president obama? let me start by saying i agree with everything senator mccain just said. so you would have to conclude the chances are getting much better these days that we will pass a comprehensive fix to the immigration system. if i could just say we would not even be at step one had senator mccain not stepped to the plate. it is so important because we are not going to do this unless it is a bipartisan bill. and we no longer have senator kennedy with us, who was a champion on so many issues. but we are fortunate that senator mccain was still with us. we saw the result. 68 votes. they found a way to do this bipartisan. i do not think we can talk a lot without first recognizing those who stepped to the plate. there was the risk of losing to do this. and i think a tremendous amount of history will be written once we do this, because i do believe we will pass it, about how john mccain from arizona acted not as a politician, but a u.s. citizen. so i think we owe senator mccain a great deal. [applause] bill, i also think we are going to pass this because -- is there any difference between th
Aug 26, 2013 12:00am EDT
takes the obama approach to standards, but really what it was, it said every team is going to use the same playbook which basically was clearly an analog with curriculum, notwithstanding. sitting back i said, really, every field is 100 yards, every touchdown is six points, etc. it lets us be clear about what winning and losing is and in that context you can have as much diversity and innovation that you want because everyone is clear about where they are headed. thank you for such a strong and compelling argument for having standards that are high and, in some cases, common, but that common misunderstanding is something that i think is going to be a problem if we don't fix it. >> one thing we found in our polling and we ask the same first question, knowledge about the common core and we get about the same results but then very quickly with just a reef description of the common core, people who did not know nything, the core five, they said it sounds good, 77% and the pole last year says like that should be the goals for our schools, so i think there is an openness and certainly pe
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